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Quarantine helps students discover and express their personal style

Quarantine helps students discover and express their personal style

Gender-fluid student finds newfound fashion confidence
Dominic Navarro, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

Over the past year, the endless days stuck inside have driven students to crave change in their lives -- and fashion has become a favorite outlet for that change.  From clothing and makeup to hair and...

Quarantine allows time for students to reflect on the meaning of friendship

Quarantine allows time for students to reflect on the meaning of friendship

Social media plays important role in maintaining key friendships during pandemic
Gavin Cardoza, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

While many students have been cut off from seeing their friends on a daily basis for nearly a year now, some students admit the break from friendships has actually yielded a positive benefit: they now...

Conservative students struggle to find acceptance and tolerance from liberal peers

Conservative students struggle to find acceptance and tolerance from liberal peers

Jasmine Castillo, Feature Editor, Copy Editor February 21, 2021

With liberal views and perspectives dominating news, entertainment, social media and academia, conservative students often feel that their views are targeted and ridiculed.  From talks of “deprogramming”...

Bruin Voice's annual Naughty or Nice list

Bruin Voice’s annual Naughty or Nice list

December 18, 2020

Naughty LUSD Board member Ron Heberle for holding his Christmas party during a pandemic, with no plans to wear masks or social distance. Teachers who force students to share their political beliefs...

Dear Santa: get old white men out of politics

Dear Santa: get old white men out of politics

Jenessa Serrano December 18, 2020

Dear Santa,  Please get these old, white men out of politics. I mean no offense, but seriously, why is it we are always choosing between Mr.Old and Mr.Older? There are tons of people who are more qualified...

Dear Santa: keep my family safe and healthy

Dear Santa: keep my family safe and healthy

Benjamin Tran December 18, 2020

Dear Santa, Alright Santa or Saint Nick or Mr. Clause or whatever you prefer to go by.  You already know that I’ve never written to you in all of my 16 years of life on this dreadful planet.  What...

Dear Santa: buy me a house

Dear Santa: buy me a house

Eileen Tran December 18, 2020

Dear Santa, I’m not asking for much this year compared to the past 15 years. I’m just asking for the house on 10697 Somma Way, Los Angeles, CA 90077. It’s just $78,000,000. That’s it, just one...

Dear Santa: outlaw anime

Dear Santa: outlaw anime

Gavin Orsi December 18, 2020

Dear Santa, I’m writing to you this year to tell you that I’ve had enough. It is imperative to me that you make anime illegal. I am sick and tired of turning on my phone, opening any social media,...

Dear Santa: tell me everything will be okay

Dear Santa: tell me everything will be okay

Gavin Cardoza December 16, 2020

Dear Santa,  Every year for the last 3 years I’ve been asked to write a “Dear Santa” letter for this newspaper, and every year I perpetually f*** up in miserable attempts to be satirical or funny...

Dear Santa: I don't want to cry on Christmas day

Dear Santa: I don’t want to cry on Christmas day

Autumn Kong December 16, 2020

Dear Santa, I’m not sure I ever believed in you, as I was raised in a Cambodian-American household; I knew of your existence but I was never taught to believe, it never clicked. I never really believed...

Dear Santa: help me defeat Covid

Dear Santa: help me defeat Covid

Merit Onyekwere December 16, 2020

Dear Santa, I’m sure at this point you know how much COVID has ruined everyone’s lives, so I won’t restate the painfully obvious. You know about the tropical vacations, senior year internships,...

Dear Santa: I want my Roblox girlfriend back

Dear Santa: I want my Roblox girlfriend back

Truong-Anh Nguyen-Tan December 16, 2020

Dear Santa, Bring back Kittygirl4015. Please. For days my heart has throbbed. For days I have spent countless sleepless nights. For days I have suffered. “Why?” you asked.  It all started...

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